Saturday, September 23, 2017
Man accused of beating 10-year-old son, pointing loaded gun at children free after posting $5,000 cash bond
Court records indicate Hossam Amin is free after posting a $5,000 cash bond.
A condition of the bond is that he have no contact with his children.
The next hearing for Amin on the felony child abuse charge is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. October 4 before Judge Joseph Hensley.
According to the probable cause statement, the 10-year-old's sister Joplin police officers that the beating occurred after Amin learned that the boy had said a bad word at school two days earlier and had lied to him about it.
Amin "kicked (the boy) in the stomach, hit (him) several times and used a phone charger to hit (him) which resulted in bruising on his back," according to the probable cause statement, which also indicated that in the past Amin had pointed a loaded gun at his children "threatening to shoot them and used a taser on all three of them."