A person was taken to a Nashville hospital on Friday evening after a girl was handed a knife at a haunted home within the metropolis.
Pondering the blade was pretend, she stabbed a pal with it, solely to find it was actual, The Tennessean reported.
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James Yochim and Tawnya Greenfield have been a part of a gaggle that visited a haunted home at a Halloween occasion referred to as the “Nashville Nightmare” final week.
The occasion hosts 4 completely different haunted homes — with two different associates, they have been joking round, ready to enter one home once they encountered an worker they believed to be a personality, in line with a police report obtained by ABC 10.
The individual requested Greenfield whether or not Yochim was bothering her — jokingly, she mentioned he was.
“Nicely right here, stab him,” the individual mentioned, handing Greenfield a knife she thought was a prop.
Within the police report, Greenfield mentioned she obliged — she stabbed Yochim, solely to search out that the knife had reduce a gap in his shirt and made him bleed.
Yochim informed the Tennessean that the incident occurred after “we’d been chased by chainsaws, holding different weapons, all types of stuff all evening, and it was all pretend.”
However the second he mentioned she stabbed him, “all the things obtained actually black,” he mentioned.
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“The factor I keep in mind… is the man who gave it to her sort of freaking out and saying issues like, ‘Oh, I didn’t know my knife was that sharp. I didn’t know. I’m so sorry.’”
Greenfield informed police that she by no means meant to harm Yochim; one other pal who was with them additionally thought the weapon was pretend.
Nashville Nightmare informed ABC 10 that an worker has been positioned on go away “till we are able to decide his involvement.
“We’re going over all of our security protocols with all of our employees once more, as the security and safety of all of our patrons is all the time our essential concern,” it added.
Police have opened a file and are investigating.
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