Asbury Park murder suspect to have extradition hearing

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -

An 18-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park last week will have an extradition hearing in Florida Tuesday.

Karon Council was arrested in Pompano Beach, Florida, over the weekend by U.S. marshals.

Council is accused of fatally shooting Yovanni Banos-Merino inside his Asbury Park home. The boy’s mother was also shot, but survived. Police say it appears another person in the home was the actual target.

A 16-year-old boy was previously arrested in the case and is also facing murder charges. Both suspects are from Neptune Township, according to police.

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