One really bad day: Gets shot, goes to prison

A Hyde Park man was charged with a felony after he was injured in a physical confrontation on the 5400 block of South Cornell Avenue last month.

Roy Malava, 55, of the 5300 block of South Cornell Avenue, was charged with one felony count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Police arrived on the scene around 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, to find Malava on the ground after he was shot by an acquaintance. A weapon was discovered on his person and he was placed under arrest.

He was transported to Northwestern Hospital where he was treated.

Police are still investigating the incident.