Two men charged in connection with Gaithersburg home invasion homicide

Mohammed Sirleaf, 20, and Timario Gregg, 19, were arrested and charged in connection the murder of 23-year-old Ronald Lone III. (Photo: Montgomery County Police Dept.)

Montgomery County Police have charged two men in connection with an October homicide in Gaithersburg.

On October 25, police say they received a call for a shooting around 10 p.m in the 7900 block of Muncaster Mill Road. Upon arrival, they located 23-year-old Ronald Michael Lone III with a gunshot wound. Lone III died at the scene.

"Just before 10 we heard two quick shots and then a lot of commotion. Yeah, it was bad," said neighbor Michael Muratore.

Police said two men dressed in dark clothing with their faces covered, entered the home through an unlocked back door. One of the individuals shot Lone III during an apparent home invasion. According to police, multiple people were in the home at the time of the incident, but no one was harmed.

According to neighbors, the residents of the home host a lot of parties-- a tiki bar was visible in the back yard. One neighbor even stated there had been noise complaints in the past-- but on that Monday evening, all was quiet until the gunshots broke out.


On Nov. 16, police arrested and charged Mohammed Sirleaf, 20, with first-degree murder, armed robbery, consipracy to commit first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree assault in connection with the the homicide of Lone III. He is being held without bond.

Timario Gregg, 19, was also arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a minor. He is also being held without bond.

This story was updated on Nov. 17, 2016 at 10 p.m.

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