Police: Leander man shot in the face during robbery

Armando Espinoza. (Bastrop County Jail)
Armando Espinoza. (Bastrop County Jail)

LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) — A Cedar Creek man is charged with aggravated robbery after authorities say he shot his grandparents neighbor’s in the face.

According to an arrest affidavit, on Sept. 3, Armando Espinoza, 28, shot a Leander man and stole his vehicle. The victim was able to tell police, by writing on a napkin, that the suspect who shot him was his neighbor’s grandson.

Espinoza is currently being held in the Bastrop County Jail on a $1 million bond. He is facing multiple charges including aggravated robbery, burglary of a habitation, theft of a firearm and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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