2 arrested after shot fired in Oxford robbery

Two Oxford residents were arrested Thursday, a day after they allegedly robbed a Dollar General of an unknown amount of cash, according to Oxford police.

Oxford police officers were dispatched to the Dollar General, 5055 College Corner Pike, for a robbery in progress around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

At least one shot was fired during the robbery, but no one was injured, police said.

On Thursday, detectives identified a suspect and his accomplice.

Jason Dent, 20, was arrested and booked into the Butler County Jail on a charge of aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.

Ashlea Schmidt, 26, was arrested and booked into the Butler County Jail on a charge of complicity to aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.

Search warrants were conducted and evidence was recovered, including cash, clothing, and the handgun allegedly used in the crime.

During their video arraignments this morning, bond was set at $50,000 for Dent and $20,000 for Schmidt, according to court records. Both will have their preliminary hearings at 1 p.m. June 16 in Butler County Area 1 Court in Oxford.