Perlmutter replaces Jerry Hudson, who is retiring after 35 years at Texas Tech.
The suspect is believed to have assaulted a female shopper at Target, and then another at Old Navy.
Work on the $7.4 million project began in September 2012.
Police believe that the suspect fired the shots from the east alley of 1700 Buddy Holly Avenue, and then fled the scene. The suspect has not yet been located.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, Sarina Chasco of Community Health Centers of Lubbock talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about an upcoming health screening.
On Wednesday's edition of Lubbock's First News, siblings Whitney, Barkley and Bryce White talked with Tom Collins and Laura Mac about the upcoming Relay For Life.
Southcrest Christian School welcomes Dr. Ben Carson for “Dessert with Dr. Ben Carson” on June 28th at the Lubbock Civic Center at 7 p.m.
The Red Raiders moved up four spots to No. 14, and the Lady Raiders stayed at No. 17. The Lady Raiders have been in the top 20 for the entire season.
Those injured in the incident were 21-year-old Earle Cameron and 26-year-old Misty Johnson, who suffered serious injuries in the shooting.