A man is in custody following what started as an armed standoff this afternoon in Eastern Alexander County. According to Sheriff Chris Bowman officers had gone to a residence off Lyles Lane to serve a commitment warrant out of Iredell County. The male subject implied he was armed and made some threats. Deputies from Both Alexander, Iredell, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol responded. Officers were able to communicate with the subject and he surrendered without incident. Sheriff Bowman says there were no injuries and the subject is in custody.