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      Man who filmed fatal chokehold in New York is arrested

      NEW YORK (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The man who filmed a fatal police chokehold in New York has been arrested on weapons charges.

      Police say they caught Ramsey Orta this weekend with a .25-caliber Norton semiautomatic handgun that was reported stolen from Michigan.

      Orta is the man who shot the video of an officer using a chokehold to restrain Eric Garner on July 17th.

      Garner's death was ruled a homicide.

      Police say Orta was picked up in an area for known drug sales.



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