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Suspects in high speed chase related to man who killed a Rolette County Deputy

At least two suspects who led police thrugh a high speed chase in Grand Forks are related to the man who killed a Rolette County Deputy. Melvin DeLong is accused of shooting 29-year-old Deputy Colt Allery from Rolette County. According to authori...

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At least two suspects who led police thrugh a high speed chase in Grand Forks are related to the man who killed a Rolette County Deputy.

Melvin DeLong is accused of shooting 29-year-old Deputy Colt Allery from Rolette County.

According to authorities, DeLong led police on his own high speed chase reaching 90 miles an hour.

He then shot the Deputy through his truck's window.

According to police, DeLong was also hit mutlple times in the shoot-out in January.

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He later died from his wounds.

According to DeLong's obituary, Melvin was related to 35-year-old Waylon Edward DeLong, from Belcourt and 33-year-old Danny Jay Delong, from Belcourt.

The obituary states the men were brothers of Melvin DeLong. 

Both men have also paid tribute to their now-deceased relative, Melvin, on Facebook.

WDAY reached out to police and highway patrol, but they have not yet confirmed the two are related to Melvin DeLong.

Both men are being held at the Grand Forks County Jail. 

They allegedly led police on their own high speed chase after driving over 100 miles per hour on I-29 in Traill County.

It took police about an hour to capture the two men, along with two other suspects.

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They feld on foot from police after one of their tires blew out off of University Avenue in Grand Forks. 

All four suspects now face a long list of charges.

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