CNN reporter Jim Acosta\u00a0needled\u00a0President Trump\u00a0on Friday as\u00a0he delivered his first\u00a0in-person remarks on\u00a0Thursday's deadly shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland that left five dead and others injured.\r\nTrump, speaking at an event commemorating the\u00a0six-month mark of the Republican's tax law, said the newsroom shooting "shocked the conscience of our nation."\u201cThis attack shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief,\u201d Trump said. \u201cJournalists, like all Americans, should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job.\u201d\r\nTrump\u00a0said his administration \u201cwill not rest until we have done everything in our power to reduce violent crime and to protect innocent life.\u201d\r\nTrump was met with criticism following his remarks for his frequent targeting of the press and comments he has made calling reporters the "enemy of the people."\r\n"Mr. President, will you stop calling the press the enemy of the people?" Acosta,\u00a0a frequent target of the president, shouted at Trump.\r\nThe CNN reporter also shared a tweet about the incident shortly after the event, in which he stated the president neglected to respond to him.\u00a0\r\n\u201cI tried to ask the president if he would stop calling us the enemy of the people,\u201d Acosta said in the tweet. \u201cHe did not respond.\u201d\r\nTrump and his supporters have targeted Acosta repeatedly, most recently\u00a0chanting\u00a0\u201cGo home, Jim!\u201d at the CNN reporter during a Trump rally in South Carolina on Monday. Multiple reporters said a woman verbally attacked Acosta, who was standing in the press area.\u00a0\u00a0\r\nAcosta was promoted to chief White House correspondent by CNN in January.