Alleged NYPD chokehold victim identity released

Posted: 11:56 PM, Jul 23, 2014
Updated: 2014-07-23 23:56:34-04

The NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau has launched investigation into whether cops used an illegal chokehold while making another arrest.

The suspect in this video has been identified as 23-year-old Ronald Johns.

He was arrested for allegedly fare beating in the subway.

When he refused to put his hands behind his back, officers seem to put him in a chokehold.

This all came to light during the Eric Garner investigation.

He was laid to rest tonight on Staten Island after dying while in police custody.