- Killings in the first quarter of the year up 71.9% over 2015
- Residents say the economy and emboldened gang members are to blame
- "It has gotten much worse out here," a longtime resident says
Chicago (CNN)Eighty-year-old Betty Johnson has lived in Chicago's Roseland neighborhood since 1968. She raised two children and several grandchildren on the city's far south side, where she has lived her entire life.