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If the individual in question DOES know where you are, then you would maybe want to contact law enforcement for your locality. If the poster who made the threat is across a state line (this presumes you and heesh are in the US), you might be referred to the FBI.
Or your local cops might simply shrug and say you've no proof it's a serious threat, and that by promulgating inflammatory content online, you may just have to deal with/ignore the fallout (which is pretty much what happens around here - not that anyone's actually been physically threatened far as I know).
I would think your reaction would depend on how seriously YOU take the saber-rattling.
You have no idea about this person's mental state and you owe it to yourself to take your safety seriously. Even though it was probably hot air, you never know when you're dealing with a bag of hot air or a nutcase.
Do I watch Law and Order too much? Yes.
Does that mean you shouldn't tell the cops? No.