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A Freeport fruit vendor, who was shot last week Thursday, has died.

Police have identified the victim as Premnath Goopie, 39, of Siewdass Road, Freeport.

According to a police report, at about 6.35 pm last Thursday. Goopie was driving his Ford Ranger when he was approached by an armed man driving a silver Nissan AD Wagon.

The man shot Goopie and drove away..

Crime scene personnel found six 9 mm shells and one projectile.

Police said the vehicle the suspect was driving was found abandoned at Taitt Madoo Road, Felicity.

Goopie had been warded at the San Fernando General Hospital.

Police said Goopie died at about 11 pm on Saturday. RDR