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The Trump rally in Fargo by the numbers

President Donald Trump is cheered on by supporters at Scheels Arena in Fargo on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. David Samson / The Forum

FARGO—Thousands gathered to both support and protest President Donald Trump when he visited Scheels Arena in Fargo Wednesday, June 27. Protests and the speech itself has been covered, but can the numbers tell a story, too?

20,000—There were 20,000 tickets reserved for the event in Scheels Arena. The arena has a seating capacity of 6,000.

600-700—600 to 700 protestors rallied in Urban Plains Park to express their displeasure with Trump, according to host Dana Bisignani. The group coordinated on a Facebook event page to convene together at the rally.

110—There were 110 combined officers from Fargo Police Department, West Fargo Police Department, Moorhead Police Department and Clay County Sheriff's Department. North Dakota State Highway Patrol and Cass County hasn't disclosed how many officers they had at the event.

40-50—40-50 different individuals were treated by medical staff for heat-related issues outside of Scheels Arena.

9—Fargo Police Department says nine individuals were removed for trespassing.

7—Seven people were transported to the hospital for medical issues at the event.

1—One person was arrested for trespassing during the event.

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