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In photos: Trump visits El Paso and Dayton

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with first responders at El Paso Regional Communications Center. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump was met with protests and some support during his visit to El Paso and Dayton with First Lady Melania Trump Wednesday following last weekend's twin mass shootings in the cities.

Details: At least 200 protesters gathered outside Dayton’s Miami Valley Hospital during the visit, "blaming Trump’s incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions" and demanding tighter gun restrictions, AP reports. A rally countering the visit was held in El Paso. Here's what unfolded, in photos.

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In photos: Shooting sparks chaos at El Paso Walmart and shopping mall

People were evacuated from the Walmart where a shooting occurred near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, Saturday. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez/Getty Images

Chaos erupted at a Walmart packed with shoppers seeking school supplies on Saturday morning, as police responded to reports of an active shooter at the store and at a nearby shopping mall in El Paso, Texas.

The latest: Gov. Greg Abbott said at a press conference Saturday that 26 people were injured in the shooting. A white man, identified as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius from the Dallas area, was arrested without incident, AP reports.

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In photos: Vigils for mass shooting victims in El Paso and Dayton

People at the prayer vigil in El Paso, Texas, on Sunday. Photo: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of people turned out for vigils in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Sunday night to honor those killed in this weekend's 2 mass shootings, local media report.

In El Paso, an address was given at the city's baseball field by Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke — who paused his 2020 campaign to return to his hometown after the shooting that killed 20 people on Saturday morning. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports it was 1 of several well-attended vigils in the city.

In Dayton, the names of the 9 people killed in the attack early Sunday were repeated. Some in the crowd shouted "Do something!" as Gov. Mike DeWine (R) spoke, the Dayton Daily News reports. Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democrat, said there'd be plenty of time to focus on policy issues as she urged people to focus on honoring the victims, per AP.

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