MPD K9 Locates Robbery Suspects After They Fired Shots at Store Clerk

At about 2:19 a.m., several Medford Police officers were dispatched to a report of shots fired during a Robbery at the 7-11 store, 1723 E. McAndrews. While en-route to the call, witnesses provided a direction of travel for the three males suspects, who fled on foot eastbound.

MPD K9 “Bones”

A Medford Police K-9, “Bones”, led the search and at 2:51 a.m., the three suspects were located in a backyard in the 1100 block of Wabash Avenue. The stolen property, as well as the handgun used during the robbery were recovered.

The investigation revealed the three suspects entered the store and stole beer and cigarettes before fleeing. The clerk followed the suspects into the parking lot and one of them fired several rounds towards the employee. No one was struck during the shooting. Afterwards, the suspects ran to a home they were staying at, when they were tracked by the K-9 and located in the backyard.


Shirmard, Alexander Tony, 18 years old

Hahn, Chance Christian, 18 years old

West, Beau Russell, 22 years old

The charges are as follows:


  • Parole Violation – Robbery 2nd Degree
  • Robbery 1st Degree
  • Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1st Degree
  • Theft 3rd Degree
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Harassment

Bail: None.


  • Conpiracy to Commit Robbery 1st Degree
  • Robbery 1st Degree
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Theft 3rd Degree
  • Unlawful carry / conceal of a Firearm
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Bail: $139,000


  • Robbery 1st Degree
  • Conspiracy to Commit Robbery 1st Degree
  • Attempted Assault 1st Degree
  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon
  • Menacing 
  • Theft 3

Bail: $150,000