HOUSTON Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly ran over a man several times Friday night in north Houston, police said.

The Houston Police Department said that at about 10 p.m. officers responded to a scene where a man was found laying on the side of the road near East 29th and Eastman streets.

Homicide investigators said that the male victim showed signs of trauma. They explained that a friend of the victim got into an argument with him about a cell phone.

A witness said that the suspect then jumped into a white cargo van and ran the victim over several times before fleeing the scene.

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