Cops: Dad kills daughter, 11, on 1st day of middle school HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- Police in Tennessee say the father of an 11-year-old girl who was fatally shot in a suburb of Nashville has been arrested. WTVF Hendersonville police tell news outlets that 29-year-old Timothy Batts was arrested on charges of reckless homicide, tampering with evidence, false reporting and other counts in connection with the shooting death of Timea Lashay Batts. Detective Sgt. Jim Vaughn originally said the girl's father said she had been shot when she arrived home from school on Monday. Timothy Batts drove her to a hospital, where she died. However, police now say they determined Timea Batts had been shot inside the home. The child had just returned home from her first day of middle school when the shooting occurred, reports CBS affiliate WTVF. She had started sixth grade at Knox Doss Middle School. It isn't immediately clear if Timothy Batts has an attorney. He was reportedly ordered held on $1 million bond.