New York reacts to Eric Garner death

The body of Eric Garner leaves his funeral

The body of Eric Garner leaves his funeral service at Bethel Baptist Church in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (Credit: Craig Ruttle)

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Citizens of New York City react to the death Eric Garner, 43, of Staten Island who died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, as New York City Police Department officers tried to cuff him for allegedly selling bootleg cigarettes on a Staten Island sidewalk. He was put in an apparent chokehold by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was not charged by a grand jury.

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