A jury in an El Paso County Courtroom found Eric Grant guilty of the murder of Colorado Springs auto store owner George Maldanado

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – A jury in an El Paso County Courtroom found Eric Grant guilty of the murder of Colorado Springs auto store owner George Maldanado.

Grant is one of two men who were accused of killing Maldanado in July 2017.

Detectives say that the suspects cased the Full Throttle Auto Shop, pistol whipping the owner and stomping his head.

The trial of the other suspect, Derek Davis, is pending.

Sentencing is set for Grant for 1:30 Thursday afternoon.