Cops hunt ‘armed’ female accomplice, 24, of Texas man, 22, charged with murdering 16-year-old girl found 'shot dead'

COPS are hunting an armed female accomplice after a man shot a teen dead in Texas.

Cody Lee Arnold, 22, was charged with murder after the victim’s body was found on Sunday.


Cops found the teen, who hasn’t been named, with a gunshot wound at a property in West Jefferson County.

Arnold was arrested at his home in Beaumont on Saturday but cops are hunting for Chelsea Shipp, 24, who they believe to be armed.

Officers have issued a murder warrant for Shipp.

Cops say that she was last seen driving a 2017 White Dodge single cab truck that contains a Texas registration plate.

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It’s not clear how the two suspects know each other as police continue their investigations.

She’s reportedly known to Galveston County, Chambers County, and West Jefferson County.

Police say that she has tattoos on her bicep and forearm.

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Anyone with information should contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers or call 409-833-TIPS (8477).

The Sun has approached Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Texas for comment.

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