On Friday night, 29-year-old James Yochim visited a haunted house in Tennessee and ended up getting nine stitches.
The person asked whether Yochim had been messing with Greenfield and when Greenfield jokingly said that he had, the person handed her a knife and said "well here, stab him", WZTV reports. "I go all out for decorating". I watch a horror movie every day.
He told USA TODAY: 'We'd had so much fun, we were jumping around. Yochim says a thin man with skull makeup, assumed to be an actor, approached his friend, Tawnya Greenfield, asking if Yochim was "f-ing around with her", per BuzzFeed.
A woman waiting in line at a Nashville Halloween attraction got the scare of her life when she unwittingly stabbed and injured one of her friends with a knife she believed to be fake. Blood started to pour from Yochim's forearm.
'The thing I remember is the guy who gave it to her kind of freaking out and saying things like, "Oh, I didn't know my knife was that sharp. I didn't know. I'm so sorry"'.
Yochim's memory is hazy, but he remembers lying on a table as cast members tried to keep him conscious and his friend "bawling" next to him.
The injured man and the other two friends in the group told police they did not believe the woman had any intention of harming them.
According to Yochim, there were no weapons allowed inside the attraction and visitors were required to go through metal detectors.
In a statement provided by Nashville Nightmare to Yahoo Lifestyle, the company said it believes an "employee was involved in some way" and that "he has been placed on leave" until it "can determine his involvement".
'We are going over all of our safety protocols with all of our staff again, as the safety and security of all of our patrons is always our main concern.
The company behind the haunted attraction has operated around Nashville for the past eight years, and has not reported other security issues or serious injuries in that time.
Nashville Nightmare said it has had a good reputation in the area, that their medical staff responded immediately to the incident and they are investigating further. Though it didn't hit any major arteries, tendons or bones, his arm was gushing blood as if it was an actual horror scene.
He was taken by ambulance to the ER at Tristar Skyline in Madison. One of the friends was transported to the hospital with a "severe laceration" on his arm.