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Man Who Recorded NYPD Chokehold Video Arrested On Gun Charges

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The man who recorded video of a fatal police chokehold in New York City has been arrested on gun charges.

Police said 22-year-old Ramsey Orta was arrested Saturday night on Staten Island, a few blocks from where officers confronted his friend Eric Garner on July 17.

Orta's arrest comes one day after the city medical examiner ruled garner's death a homicide caused by the officer's chokehold.

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