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Protests Erupt In Multiple Cities After Garner Grand Jury Decision
Protests broke out following the decision by a grand jury on Wednesday to not indict a New York police officer for the death of Eric Garner.
Protesters shout at Times Square after it was announced that the New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner is not being indicted, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in New York.
A grand jury cleared the white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of Garner, an unarmed black man, who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, a lawyer for the victim's family said. A video shot by an onlooker and widely viewed on the Internet showed the 43-year-old Garner telling a group of police officers to leave him alone as they tried to arrest him. The city medical examiner ruled Garner's death a homicide and found that a chokehold contributed to it.
A group of protesters with signs, rear, rally against the decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner as they mix with spectators near Rockefeller Center during a ceremony to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, in New York City.