Gahanna police recently responded to a report of gunshots that turned out to be noise from construction equipment.

A Taylor Road resident reported hearing what sounded like nine gunshots coming from the woods behind her house, according to a report received at 8:46 a.m. Nov. 7. Police spoke to a neighbor who said she heard something like a tree falling over.

Police were informed there is an asphalt service across the street by a loading dock. They had a jackhammer going and since have turned it off, reports said.

In other Gahanna police incident reports:

* A motorist was driving erratically on Taylor Road and Morrison Road, according to a complaint received at 2:19 p.m. Nov. 7. The driver was attempting to put on a jacket, reports said. There were no signs of impairment. The motorist received a warning for distracted driving, reports said.

* A High Meadow Drive resident visited police headquarters regarding the theft of a catalytic converter, according to a report received at 1:19 p.m. Nov. 7.

* A transmitter and radio receiver were reported stolen from a vehicle on Shull Avenue, according to a theft report received at 4:54 p.m. Nov. 6.

* A King George Avenue resident said a woman ripped up furniture and left, according to a report received at 3:01 p.m. Nov. 6. He said the woman damaged the living-room couch by cutting various parts with a knife. He was advised it would be a civil matter, reports said.

* A Palace Lane resident reported a neighbor was driving recklessly and nearly struck her daughter's vehicle, according to a complaint received at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 5.

* Graffiti was found on the front porch of a Sanctuary Place residence, according to a report received at 10:55 a.m. Nov. 5.

* An active fight was reported inside a business on West Johnstown Road at 2:01 a.m. Nov. 5. The caller was disconnected and there was no answer on callback, reports said. All parties left the area and no one wanted to speak with police, according to reports.

* An argument among five people was reported at a business on Stoneridge Lane at 1:56 a.m. Nov. 5. One of the involved parties was dropped off in care of a relative, reports said.

* A motorist was texting and driving on South Hamilton Road at 270 northbound at 11:18 a.m. Nov. 4. The driver was in the fast lane and weaving and swerving, according to the complaint.