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District attorney taking Staten Island police chokehold death of Eric Garner to grand jury

Amateur video shows the 43-year-old gasping "I can't

Amateur video shows the 43-year-old gasping "I can't breathe" as an officer places him in a chokehold. (August 19, 2014 1:06 PM)

(AP) -- A New York prosecutor says he's asking a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan announced Tuesday that an extra grand jury will be impaneled to hear evidence next month in the July 17 death of Eric Garner.

Amateur video shows the 43-year-old gasping "I can't breathe"...

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