AUSTIN, Texas - We are learning more about a man who was shot by police over the weekend in north Austin.
Investigators believe Glenn Austin Miles is the suspect in a string of robberies throughout the area, last week.
Miles is now booked in the Travis county correctional complex. Mile’s criminal record shows he was arrested for robbery. In 2016 he was arrested and eventually charged right here in Austin.
"Two of the officers immediately observed him produce a firearm from the waistband area and at that point they fired their weapons. Each officer was carrying an AR-15 rifle," said Brian Manley, the Austin police chief, who addressed the public about the incident.
Manley said police were investigating Miles over the weekend. "We believe is related to a series of aggravated robberies that have taken place across the city since late last week," said Manley.
According to APD these robberies took place at a store on north Lamar and east 38th and a half street.
The arrest affidavit said Miles wouldn't use his own car to commit these robberies, instead he would go out and steal one and in one case even return it from where he stole it.
While investigating these carjackings, the Violent Crime Task force was able to find the actual car owned by Miles. Police observed Miles as he would come and go from different hotel and motel parking lots. Eventually Miles ended up in the parking lot of The Austin Suites.
"(Officers) pulled into the parking lot of the motel where they identified the person in the back of the parking lot that appeared to resemble the suspect in these incidents," said Manley.
When it looked like Miles was going to leave the area, Manley said two officers confronted him and miles pulled a gun. The two officers then fired their guns.
"The subject was struck by those rounds and went down," said Manley. Miles was treated by the officers on scene until ems arrived and took him to the hospital.
Those two officers are on administrative leave as is procedure while they review this case.
Right now, Miles is being charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. His bond is set at $100,000.