Eric Garner was a 43-year old man who was arrested in Staten Island, New York on July 17, 2014. Held in what appeared to be a chokehold, he suffered cardiac arrest and died soon after. His death, which was captured on video, caused nationwide protests about police brutality.
NYPD officer Pantaleo places Garner in a choke hold and he goes into cardiac arrest. Garner is declared dead at a nearby hospital. NYPD:
Garner suffered a heart attack and died en route to the hospital.
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