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Couple Appears To Reenact Eric Garner Choking Death On Live TV

The couple photobombed a PIX11 reporter's live shot Wednesday night.

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Wednesday night, PIX11 reporter Allison Kaden was doing a live shot about the Eric Garner grand jury decision near Rockefeller Center when a couple decided to photobomb her.

After walking on camera, the couple proceeded to mimic a chokehold, with the man wrapping his arms around the woman's neck from behind.


The gesture looked a lot like the chokehold that Officer Daniel Pantaleo used on Eric Garner.

The woman also appeared to do the "hands up" gesture at one point.


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Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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