'Woman Who Filmed Slow EMT Response To Eric Garner's Death Sues City Over Alleged NYPD Retaliation' by EMMA WHITFORD in Gothamist

"Twenty-three-year-old Ramsey Orta, who videotaped NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo putting Staten Island man Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold last summer, was not the only witness to capture cell phone footage of the scene last July 17th. Witness Taisha Allen, 37, a friend of Garner's, captured NYPD officers, paramedics, and EMTs milling around the sidewalk for several minutes before administering aid to the dying man. 

Now Allen, who testified for the Richmond County Grand Jury last December and has since been vocal about the jury's decision not to indict Pantaleo, is suing the city on allegations that NYPD officers falsely arrested her, and then beat her, as retaliation for her cell phone footage."

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