More than a year before Eric Garner’s last words were, “I can’t breathe,” a Brooklyn father of two uttered those same words in another police chokehold situation. He has now settled with the city for $75,000.
“It makes you realize how truly blessed you are to get out of that situation,” Kevin Dennis-Palmer Sr. said of the two similar situations, according to the NY Daily News.
In February 2013, the then 28-year-old was parallel parking near his home when Sgt. Burt Antoine and Officer Ryan Monteleone pulled him over.
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