Montreal Porter, 48, of North Chicago.

A North Chicago man was charged with murder for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend multiple times, killing her, after she tried running away from him during an argument Monday evening, police said.

Montreal Porter, 48, of the 0-100 block of Prairie View Court in North Chicago, was charged with one count of first-degree murder.

The North Chicago Police Department and North Chicago Fire Department responded around 6:40 p.m. Monday to the 0-100 block of Prairie View Court in North Chicago for a report of a shooting.

Police officers arrived at the scene and located a 47-year-old woman with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Major Crime Task Force Spokesman Christopher Covelli.

The woman was identified as Glenda Cramer-Cayson, 47, of North Chicago. She lived at the apartment complex in the 0-100 block of Prairie View Court.

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Cramer-Cayson was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville by an ambulance where she was later pronounced dead.

A 47-year-old woman was shot and killed inside an apartment complex in the 0-100 block of Prairie View Court in North Chicago Monday evening, police said. | Photo: Google Street View.

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force said in a statement Tuesday afternoon that Porter and Cramer-Cayson had been in a previous dating relationship.

Covelli said the two were involved in a verbal argument and the woman tried to run away from Porter.

She ran outside the apartment building and fell down. Porter then shot Cramer-Cayson multiple times, Covelli said.

Porter was arrested at the scene and the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office approved the murder charge after reviewing the case.

An autopsy confirmed Cramer-Cayson, who recently moved to North Chicago from Peoria, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek.

Investigators do not believe anyone else was involved in the shooting and no one else was injured.

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The investigation continues by North Chicago police detectives and Lake County Major Crime Task Force investigators.

Porter remains held in the Lake County Jail on a $3 million bond awaiting his next court hearing.