Houston police say a man who had his car stolen in the Heights on Tuesday was later arrested for allegedly hitting the suspect with another car.
Luis Eduardo Quijas-Martinez, 21, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Houston Police Department. Quijas-Martinez was subsequently released on bond, according to Harris County court records.
HPD said the victim, 32-year-old Anthony Estrada, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.
According to HPD, Estrada allegedly stole Quijas-Martinez’s vehicle from 812 E. 24th St. HPD said Quijas-Martinez then got into a different vehicle and chased Estrada, who crashed the car he was driving and fled on foot. Quijas-Martinez then allegedly used the vehicle he was driving to strike Estrada, according to HPD.
Anyone with additional information about the incident is encouraged to call HPD at 713-308-8800.