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MIAMI GARDENS (CBSMiami) – Police in the City of Miami Gardens are thanking vigilant residents who helped get a rifle off the streets.

Police say they received several calls about four men walking around with a rifle.

Multiple officers responded, canvassing the area. Two men were questioned near Scott Lake Elementary School, but they were unarmed.

The weapon was later found inside an area home a short time later.

The rifle was removed and taken to the Miami Gardens property unit.

No one was arrested.